'Roos Hold Off Jackrabbits in Summit Battle, 4-3
UMKC Athletics 3-15-2013
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(Kansas City, Mo.) - The Kansas City women's tennis team did what it needed on Friday morning against South Dakota State, taking a 4-3 win and remaining unbeaten in league play.

The 'Roos (5-10, 2-0 SL) took the doubles point after securing wins at No. 2 and No. 3, but SDSU (7-9, 0-2 SL) fought for a tiebreak win at No. 1.

In singles play, Kansas City made it 3-0 when Maddie Schulte and Dimitra Stavrianakou each won in straight sets at Nos. 5 and 3 respectively. The Jacks cut it to 3-1 when Beatriz Souza took a three-set win at the No. 4 spot, but UMKC clinched it when Laura Bouet closed out her match at No. 1 in straight sets. SDSU closed the margin to 4-3 in the final two matches.

Kansas City will face Fort Wayne Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at Kansas City Country Club. The UMKC match vs. Omaha has been moved to April 9.

Kansas City 4, South Dakota State 3
Mar 15, 2013 at Kansas City, Mo. (Plaza Tennis Center)

Singles competition
1. Laura Bouet (UMKC) def. Florencia Magni (SDSU) 7-6 (7-3), 6-3
2. Ffion Davies (SDSU) def. Eva Dalvai (UMKC) 3-6, 6-1, 6-4
3. Dimitra Stavrianakou (UMKC) def. Jenny Blackburne (SDSU) 6-1, 6-2
4. Beatriz Souza (SDSU) def. Suzan Lisenby (UMKC) 6-2, 1-6, 6-3
5. Maddie Schulte (UMKC) def. Tacy Haws-Lay (SDSU) 6-1, 6-1
6. Tiffany Filipovich (SDSU) def. Gabby Pintos (UMKC) 3-6, 6-3, 6-3

Doubles competition
1. Jenny Blackburne/Ffion Davies (SDSU) def. Laura Bouet/Eva Dalvai (UMKC) 8-7 (9-7)
2. Dimitra Stavrianakou/Suzan Lisenby (UMKC) def. Brooke Henry/Tacy Haws-Lay (SDSU) 8-6
3. Gabby Pintos/Maddie Schulte (UMKC) def. Florencia Magni/Beatriz Souza (SDSU) 8-2

Match Notes
South Dakota State 7-9, 0-2 SL
Kansas City 5-10, 2-0 SL
Order of finish: Doubles (3,2,1); Singles (5,3,4,1,6,2)

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